More cholera in Tanzania and Kenya

A new outbreak of cholera involving 23 infected people has been reported in Ruvu village in the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania.

In Kenya, cholera outbreaks have been reported in Wajir (4 deaths) and Nakuru Counties.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Cholera.

Advice For Travellers

It is not difficult to minimize the risk of exposure to this disease. Travellers to any area where cholera should strictly observe all food and water precautions. If gastrointestinal symptoms (e.g., vomiting and profuse watery diarrhoea) develop while visiting the affected area, travellers should seek medical care at once.

Global Monitoring To Keep You Safe While You Travel

Sign up your trip to receive real-time, exclusive travel alerts to help you stay safe while away from home.